Sunday, February 9, 2014

Weekly Links: February 9, 2014

Each Sunday I highlight any notable articles that I came across over the past week, along with any Carnivals I participated in. For those readers not familiar with carnivals, it's where personal finance bloggers submit their best articles of the week with one blog serving as the host. The entries are separated into various categories such as Investing, Credit, Debt, Budgeting, Frugality, Wealth Building, Money Management, Financial Planning, Insurance, Taxes, The Economy, Real Estate, et. al.

Articles you might find interesting:

- Quick Review of 4 Dividend Growing Companies
- Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Dividend Stock Analysis
- Financial Independence: Visualize the End Game (Then Work Backwards)
- Does job stability accelerate wealth creation?
- Value Investors Are Now Buying Apple

The DIV-Net Featured Articles:

- 9 Stocks That Have Paid Dividends For Over 100 Years
- Is Ingredion The Missing Ingredient In Your Portfolio?
- 12 Stock Ideas From The S&P High Yield Dividend Aristocrats Index
- How I Analyze And Value Stocks
- General Electric Stock Analysis
- Quantitative Vs. Qualitative Analysis: Analyzing A Company Is Like Evaluating A Potential Love Interest

Articles from D4L-News:

Dependable Stocks For Yield And Growth In 2014
High yielding stocks with records of consistently raising dividends are more important for increasing portfolio values than in the past. Capital gains since 2000 have been unsatisfactory for many companies. Growing dividends are important for most investors whose main financial objective is to have a portfolio fund a long period of retirement and provide additional insurance in later years when expenses can climb sharply. These stocks offer...

Tech Stocks With Electric Dividend Yields
Investors seeking dividend yield tend to look for stocks within a sector like utilities or financials. After all, these areas have historically been the best payers, and their business models lend themselves to reliable cash distributions. Income seekers don’t have to limit themselves to the obvious and typical dividend-paying industries, however — every industry has at least a handful of dividend stocks with healthy yields, including the technology sector. To wit, here are five tech stocks with jaw-dropping dividend yields...

Billionaire Ken Fisher’s Top Dividend Stocks
Savvy investors like multibillion-dollar-fund manager Ken Fisher know that dividends are a great way to obtain healthy doses of income. In today's low-interest-rate environment, these stocks are critically important for income investors. Here are three of Fisher's top dividend stocks...

Secret Dividend Stocks That Have Paid for 30+ Years
It can be difficult to sleep at night when you hold dividend stocks during difficult times. The unspoken worry all dividend investors have is whether those dividends will be lowered or — in a worst-case scenario — stopped entirely. And if you live on a fixed income, these worries are likely magnified. A lot of dividend stocks, particularly in the leisure segment, suspended dividends during the financial crisis. So when choosing a dividend stock, it’s always wise to look at the company’s dividend payment track record. Today, we’ve got three lesser-known dividend stocks that have all been paying dividends for more than thirty years...

Rallying European Stocks With Dividend Income
As tapering begins and interest rates go up in the US and Europe, investors could be expected to start transferring their assets from foreign banks back to ones at home, which would benefit richer countries who have been engaging in asset purchases. There are many ways for investors to play tapering, and one could be via Europe. It's one of the most likely regions to benefit from tapering – and many analysts have said that 2014 has what could be the best conditions for European stocks in the last five years. With that in mind, we compiled a list of rallying, European stocks that trade on US exchanges...

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There are some really good articles here, please take time and read a few of them.

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